Indiana State Profile

The maps below explore the American Community Survey 5-year (Table S1810) disability estimates. The ACS asks a set of disability indicator questions to determine disability, if a respondent can answer “yes” to any disability question they are classified as having a disability. The data below are for all age groups.

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2017

People with Disabilities: Indiana

Map of Indiana showing disability rates by county. See Indiana State Profile page for full text description.
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This map of Indiana shows general rates of disability across the state at the county level. Disability rates are broken into four categories, from 7.7 to 20.8%

The five largest urban areas (Evansville, Indianapolis, Lafayette, Fort Wayne, and South Bend) are labeled to show if there are any differences between disability rates in urban vs rural areas. Disability rates tend to be higher in rural areas than urban ones. The lowest rates, of 7.7 to 13.5%, are mainly found in the counties surrounding each of the five largest urban areas and tend to be dispersed in an uneven pattern across the state. There is a large cluster of high disability rates of 17.6 to 20.8% in the rural counties in the southern and western parts of the state. There is also a cluster of the second highest category of 15.2 to 17.5% in the northcentral region of the state, while an uneven pattern of disbursement can be observed of the second lowest category of 13.6 to 15.1%.

In the upper corner is an inset map of the United States showing how overall general disability rates in Indiana compare to the rest of the country. Overall, general disability rates in Indiana are in the second lowest category (out of four) compared to the rest of the U.S.

To browse or download the data used to make this map, use our Disability Data Lookup Tool.

Map produced October 2019 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.





Maps of Disability by Sex

People with Disabilities – Female

People with Disabilities – Male


Disability Rates by Functional Limitation

People with Vision Difficulty

Map of IN showing rates of people with vision difficulty by county. See IN State Profile page for text description.
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This map of the state of Indiana shows rates of people with vision difficulty for ages 5 and older by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 1.3 to 4.1%.

The five largest urban areas (Evansville, Indianapolis, Lafayette, Fort Wayne, and South Bend) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Fort Wayne and Lafayette are in counties with the lowest rate of 1.3 to 2.2%. South Bend is in a county with the second-lowest rate of 2.3 to 2.7%. Indianapolis and Evansville are in counties with the second-highest rate of 2.8 to 3.2%.

To browse or download the data used to make this map, use our Disability Data Lookup Tool.

Map produced June 2020 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.





People with Hearing Difficulty

Map of IN showing rates of people with hearing difficulty by county. See IN State Profile page for text description.
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This map of the state of Indiana shows rates of people with hearing difficulty for ages 5 and older by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 2.4 to 7.0%.

 The five largest urban areas (Evansville, Indianapolis, Lafayette, Fort Wayne, and South Bend) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Evansville is in a county with the second-lowest rate of 4.0 to 4.8%. The other four cities are in counties with the lowest rate of 2.4 to 3.9%.

To browse or download the data used to make this map, use our Disability Data Lookup Tool.

Map produced June 2020 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.





People with Cognitive Difficulty

Map of IN showing rates of people with cognitive difficulty by county. See IN State Profile page for text description.
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This map of the state of Indiana shows rates of people with cognitive difficulty by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 3.1 to 8.9%.

The five largest urban areas (Evansville, Indianapolis, Lafayette, Fort Wayne, and South Bend) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Lafayette is in a county with the lowest rate of 3.1 to 4.9%. Fort Wayne is in a county with the second lowest rate of 5.0 to 5.8%. Indianapolis and South Bend are in counties with the second-highest rate of 5.9 to 6.6%. Evansville is in a county with the highest rate of 6.7 to 8.9%.

To browse or download the data used to make this map, use our Disability Data Lookup Tool.

Map produced June 2020 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.





People with Mobility Difficulty

Map of IN showing rates of people with mobility difficulty by county. See IN State Profile page for text description.
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This map of the state of Indiana shows rates of people with mobility difficulty for all ages by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 3.7 to 13.0%.

The five largest urban areas (Evansville, Indianapolis, Lafayette, Fort Wayne, and South Bend) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates of people with mobility difficulty in urban compared to rural areas.

South Bend, Fort Wayne and Lafayette are in counties with the lowest rate of 3.7 to 7.3%. Indianapolis is in a county with the second-lowest rate of 7.4 to 8.5%. Evansville is in a county with the second-highest rate of 8.6 to 9.8%.

To browse or download the data used to make this map, use our Disability Data Lookup Tool.

Map produced June 2020 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.





People with Self Care Difficulty

Map of IN showing rates of people with self care difficulty by county. See IN State Profile page for text description.
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This map of the state of Indiana shows rates of people with self-care difficulty by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 1.4 to 4.5%.

The five largest urban areas (Evansville, Indianapolis, Lafayette, Fort Wayne, and South Bend) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Lafayette and Fort Wayne are in counties with the lowest rate of 1.4 to 2.4%. Indianapolis, South Bend, and Evansville are in counties with the second-highest rate of 2.9 to 3.3%.

To browse or download the data used to make this map, use our Disability Data Lookup Tool.

Map produced June 2020 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.





People with Independent Living (IL) Difficulty

Map of IN showing rates of people with IL difficulty by county. See IN State Profile page for text description.
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This map of the state of Indiana shows rates of independent living (IL) difficulty for people 18 years of age and older by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 3.5 to 9.6%.

 The five largest urban areas (Evansville, Indianapolis, Lafayette, Fort Wayne, and South Bend) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates of people with independent living difficulty in urban compared to rural areas.

Lafayette is in a county with the lowest rate of 3.5 to 5.4%. Fort Wayne and Indianapolis are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 5.5 to 6.2%. South Bend and Evansville are in counties with the second-highest rate of 6.3 to 7.1%.

To browse or download the data used to make this map, use our Disability Data Lookup Tool.

Map produced June 2020 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.






Veterans

Veterans with Disabilities


Poverty

People with Disabilities in Poverty


Employment

People Employed with a Disability

People Unemployed with a Disability

Out of the Labor Force with a Disability


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These maps are part of RTC:Rural’s State Profile Map Series, which is part of Disability Counts.